NOW:53208:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
64°
H 82° L 63°
Clear | 3MPH

Hyundai Hope On Wheels™ donates $325,000 to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to support childhood cancer research

Sept. 26, 2012

On Tuesday, Sept. 25, a ceremony was held to honor the brave battles of local cancer patients.
Childhood cancer patients who have received treatment at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and their families joined Hyundai and its dealers to present Julie Talano, MD, a check for $250,000 and Samuel Milanovich, MD, a check for $75,000. Drs. Talano and Milanovich have been selected as 2012 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Scholars. The grants will support research into better ways to treat leukemia and make bone marrow transplants safer. Dr. Talano is a pediatric oncologist and physician scientist at Children’s Hospital and associate professor of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Milanovich is a fellow in Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology at the Medical College of
Wisconsin.

After the check presentation, cancer patients from Children’s Hospital painted their colorful handprints on a canvas and the researchers' lab coats to represent their courageous battles and share their hope with other children and families across the country.

Hyundai Hope On Wheels™ is the united effort of more than 800 Hyundai dealers across the U.S. to raise awareness about childhood cancer and celebrate the lives of children battling the disease. By the end of 2012, Hyundai Hope On Wheels will have donated more than $57 million to childhood cancer research since 1998, when it began as a local initiative supported by New England-area Hyundai dealers. Every time a new Hyundai vehicle is sold in the U.S., Hyundai customers join Hyundai and its dealers in funding important life-saving research through the organization’s signature Hyundai Scholar Grant and Hyundai Hope Grant programs. Through these programs, those funds are distributed to children’s hospitals across the country during the Hope On Wheels Tour. This year’s tour will travel to 41 children’s hospitals and donate $12 million to support doctors engaged in childhood cancer research, making 2012 the largest single year of donations in the organization’s history.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Twirly Birds vintage and hand-craft store moves to Waukesha 8/19

» Paving complete on North Avenue 8/18

» Nicolet cancels varsity football season 8/14

» East Tosa business owners clash over BID 8/11

» Weed found at Macy's inside Mayfair mall 8/11

» Woman leaves dog in hot car, charged with animal cruelty 8/1

» Children's theater presents free performance of "The Frog Prince" tomorrow night 7/30

» Hawaiian grocery crowd-funds commercial kitchen 7/28

» Wauwatosa School District creates new mobile app 7/25

» Tosa responds to concerns about radiation from water meters 7/25

» Menomonee River 14-year-old drowning victim identified 7/21

» Boy drowns in the Menomonee River at Hoyt Park Updated:  7/19

» Former priest accused of theft again fails to appear in court 7/14

» Police connect teens to recent Milwaukee, Wauwatosa carjackings 7/12

» Briggs & Stratton closing Georgia site, will add 370 jobs in Wauwatosa Updated:  7/10

» Section of I-94 to close entirely July 18-21 7/10

» Wauwatosa man killed in crash that snarled Highway 41 traffic 7/10

» Hundreds in Tosa without power 7/1

» Wauwatosa detective sentenced for drug theft 6/24

» Milwaukee suburbs Fourth of July 2014 celebrations 6/20

» Social media photos of the June 18 storms around Southeast Wisconsin 6/18

» Sewage backups may occur with Wauwatosa sewer at full capacity 6/18

» Corner Bakery coming to Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa 6/11

» Gunfire leads to police chase in Milwaukee, Wauwatosa 6/11

» Wauwatosa Catholic authorized to become International Baccalaureate World School 6/4

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Local Business Directory

CONNECT